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Displaying from Friday, September 20, 2013
 September 2013
Thursday 26
8:30 - WORKSHOP - CS4HS - Computer Science for High School Website | More Information
The School of Computer Science and Software Engineering at The University of Western Australia, with generous support from Google, is holding a CS4HS workshop in September 26-27 at UWA. The workshop is free and aimed at helping K-12 teachers (both pre- and in- service teachers) and educators learn (...)

 October 2013
Tuesday 01
15:00 - EVENT - Model Solar Car Challenge Website | More Information
Over the last twenty years tens of thousands of Australian high school and primary students have participated in this hands-on science program. Each student experiences the excitement of competition and, almost without knowing it, fills his or her mind with knowledge.

The competitive (...)
Monday 07
18:00 - EVENT - GM technology - the Future in Agriculture : Find out how future GM technology is set to revolutionize grain growing Website | More Information
Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA will host a free forum on genetically modified technology and its future in agriculture.

The public forum is an opportunity for city-based consumers and decision-makers to further their understanding of GM technology.

It will be (...)
Wednesday 16
18:00 - SCREENING - UPS Screening: The Secret Life of Chaos (Jim Al-Khalili) : Our third FREE documentary screening of the semester More Information
In our third screening for the semester, the University Physics Society presents The Secret Life of Chaos, from the presenter who also presented the documentary Atom which we screened before.

The event is free as always and open to all. Cheap drinks and snacks can be bought at the door.
Wednesday 30
16:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Lipid Membranes of the Past and Future : Public talk with visiting Artist/Researcher Juan M. Castro (Waseda University, Tokyo) Website | More Information
Life in all its diversity, as we know it today, could not have developed without an organic membrane. All living cells are surrounded by this outer wall or soft boundary. This talk presents an artistic and multidisciplinary perspective on the organic membrane and its potential as a media of (...)

 November 2013
Friday 01
9:00 - EVENT - SPICE PD, Regional Visits and Travelling Scientist : The Travelling Scientist accompanies the SPICE team when they visit regional schools. The Travelling Scientist, a young PhD student, talks to students about their journey in science Website | More Information
SPICE Events are designed to expose high school science teachers to exciting new science by increasing interaction between teachers and researchers at UWA. They provide the opportunity for teachers to engage in current research and learn new ideas for the classroom, and usually contain a range of (...)
Friday 29
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Jill Scott Artists Talk: AURALROOTS : Public lecture with current SymbioticA resident Website | More Information
AURALROOTS is a quasi-real interactive sculpture inspired by the behaviour of the outer hair cells and inner hair cells and auditory nerves of the cochlea. It combines tactile and augmented technologies with the strategies of scale to allow the viewer to hear biological and traditional stories (...)

 December 2013
Sunday 01
9:00 - EVENT - SPICE PD, Regional Visits and Travelling Scientist : The Travelling Scientist accompanies the SPICE team when they visit regional schools. The Travelling Scientist, a young PhD student, talks to students about their journey in science More Information
SPICE Events are designed to expose high school science teachers to exciting new science by increasing interaction between teachers and researchers at UWA. They provide the opportunity for teachers to engage in current research and learn new ideas for the classroom, and usually contain a range of (...)

 January 2014
Tuesday 21
16:00 - EVENT - Confucius Forum : Everything about Confucius and China More Information
Speakers:

1) Professor Li Zhongshang, Minister-Counsellor for Education, Embassy of P.R China in Australia Title: Chinese Economy and the Chinese Dream

2) Dr Liu Jingyuan, Senior Advisor, Shandong Association Title: Did the Chinese Discover Australia?

3) Professor (...)

 February 2014
Friday 14
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Applications of iPS Cells in Science and Art : Public talk with Dr Michael Edel Website | More Information
Dr. Michael Edel is an Australian with European nationality and is currently a tenure track Group Leader funded by the Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spain. He completed his Bachelor of Science with honors in Anatomy and Human Biology and Physiology, his Post-Graduate Diploma in Education and (...)
Friday 28
15:45 - FREE LECTURE - Free Lecture: Reaching new heights in astronomy: The European Southern Observatory : In this lecture, Professor Tim de Zeeuw, Director General of the ESO, will describe ESO’s current suite of programs, the telescopes that make the discoveries possible and what’s on the horizon for one of the world’s premier astronomical institutions. Website | More Information
The European Southern Observatory (ESO) is the foremost intergovernmental astronomy organisation in Europe and the world’s most productive astronomical observatory.

ESO telescopes have made some of the most significant astronomical discoveries of recent times, including the supermassive (...)

 March 2014
Friday 07
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Rights of Rock Art: Human Entanglements with the Lives of Artefacts : Public Talk with Sven Ouzman Website | More Information
Rock art is one of Archaeology’s most varied, visible and theoretically-informed artefacts. But this ‘artefact’ (Latin: arte + factum ~ ‘thing made by [human] skill’) is not simply brought into the world by human agency. Rather, rock art is both constitutive of human-ness and leads its own life (...)
Wednesday 19
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - How nature makes materials Website | More Information
A lecture by Professor Ullrich Steiner, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge and Australian Academy of Science 2014 Selby Fellow.

Biological organisms have rather limited resources they can use to build the materials they are made of. Given these limitations, the range of (...)

 April 2014
Friday 11
15:00 - EVENT - Evolution of Human Communities: A Primatologist’s Perspective : Public talk with Cyril Grueter Website | More Information
One of the universal features of human sociality is the fact that our social networks are highly integrated: human societies exhibit several nested social layers including families, bands and communities. Several factors have been identified as creating disincentives for hostile intergroup (...)
Saturday 26
16:00 - PERFORMANCE - The Science of Doctor Who : The science behind the fiction Website | More Information
From the Royal Institution of Australia and BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand

Join us on this amazing journey through space and time as comedian Rob Lloyd, and his crew of scientists, explore the scientific mysteries of Doctor Who.

Featuring original scenes from the (...)

19:30 - PERFORMANCE - The Science of Doctor Who : The science behind the fiction Website | More Information
From the Royal Institution of Australia and BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand

Join us on this amazing journey through space and time as comedian Rob Lloyd, and his crew of scientists, explore the scientific mysteries of Doctor Who.

Featuring original scenes from the (...)

 May 2014
Saturday 24
19:30 - PERFORMANCE - The Rap Guide to Evolution : World-class rapper with the accuracy of a scientist Website | More Information
“Astonishing...fizzing energy and spell-binding charisma!” New York Times

Combining the wit, poetry, and charisma of a great rapper with the accuracy of a scientist, Baba Brinkman takes us on a hip-hop tour of modern biology.

A smash hit at the Edinburgh Fringe, in New York (...)

 July 2014
Tuesday 29
13:20 - EVENT - The UWA Institute of Agriculture 2014 Industry Forum : Potential for Food Production in northern Western Australia Website | More Information
New agriculture is believed to play a crucial role in the regional transformation of northern Western Australia. There is significant potential for Asia-focused food production and industry to diversify northern Australia’s economy, trade and sustainable use of natural resources over the long term; (...)

 August 2014
Tuesday 05
18:30 - EVENT - Water for Society Website | More Information
The 2014 George Seddon Memorial Lecture by Anas Ghadouani, Professor of Environmental Engineering at The University of Western Australia.

Throughout the history of humanity there has always been a strong link between water and society. The most successful of our past civilisations are (...)
Sunday 10
10:00 - OPEN DAY - 2014 Open Day : Join us for our Open Day and experience all that UWA has to offer Website | More Information
Come and find out about UWA’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses, scholarship opportunities, outstanding career options and explore our community programs and facilities.

This year there will be campus tram tours, hands-on activities, live music and entertainment, as well as plenty (...)


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